Dennis O'Malley, president of Craig Hospital, private nonprofit for brain and spinal cord injury, speaks at Brain Injury Association of Colorado 25th annual conference in Vail, October 2007, on hospital costs and universal health care.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
Profiling persons with substance use and metal disorders, and the challenges they face trying to get access to treatment and recovery support services.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
bySubstence Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations Cener for Substance Abuse Treatment
The use of medication and counseling assisted therapies to provide a ""whole-patient"" approach for treatment in breaking drug addiction. US Department of Health and Human ServicesMore information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
Colorado's First Lady Jeannie Ritter speaks to the Brain Injury Association of Colorado's 25th Anniversary Vail Conference in October 2007, her speech sandwiched between interviews with Cindy Lanser and a spot with Linda Heesch of BIAC on summer camp programs.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
byPaula Rhoads, producer; Wheeeee Productions Inc.
Julie Reiskin has quite a history establishing accessibility and services for folks in wheelchairs and with other disabilities. Her influence is also evident in the DNC shows of Brainiacs. She's an effective speaker to introduce you to things you never thought about.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
byHost Scott La Point and Producer Paula Rhoads, with crew Dusty Rhoads
Steve Shapiro, who introduced Colorado's First Lady Jeannie Ritter at BIAC's 25th Anniversary Vail Conference in October 2007, is also a brain injury attorney and on the board of BIAC. Shapiro discusses advances in medical technology, legal arena acceptance of TBI survivors whose past also includes child sexual abuse, BIAC plans and advances, and other improvements in the lives of the disabled.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
byPaula Rhoads, producer, Wheeeee Productions Inc.
David Kennedy, disability rights coordinator at the Democratic National Convention, discusses his reviews of foreign and local accessibility efforts, while Chanda Hinton of the www.iamtheplan.org discusses yoga that improved her back muscles and lung capacity. Two other guests include her yoga instructor and Melissa, who is a quad expressing her hope the yoga will relieve some of her pain.More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Health
Eric Medema's TBI 25 years ago at age 21 left him in conflict and confusion, but did not destroy his intellect. Today he questions medicating toward zombie states, pursues better expression through poetry and continues seeking education about his own brain injury's impacts. He is frank about how the TBI impacted his social skills, offering his experiences to encourage others to understand the brain injuries of veterans coming home to major adjustments.More information about this show available... Topic: Health